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What are you reading? May 2011

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What are you reading? May 2011

Post by EC2 » Sun May 1st, 2011, 11:42 am

All research reading at the moment and re-reading the Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal ready for talking at Cartmel Priory in a fortnight. I also have to re-read Mort by Terry Pratchett for a blog - so it's all work related.
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

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Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by boswellbaxter » Sun May 1st, 2011, 2:30 pm

I'm still working on Jean Plaidy's Madonna of the Seven Hills (Lucrezia Borgia) and Robert Hutchinson's Young Henry (NF about Henry VIII).
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Post by Susan » Sun May 1st, 2011, 2:35 pm

And I'm still working on The Outlander series...up to number 6, A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon
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Post by Tanzanite » Sun May 1st, 2011, 8:14 pm

Still reading Elizabeth I by Margaret George. I"m not loving it...

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun May 1st, 2011, 8:32 pm

[quote=""Tanzanite""]Still reading Elizabeth I by Margaret George. I"m not loving it...[/quote]

Any particular reason why?

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Post by Telynor » Sun May 1st, 2011, 8:49 pm

The Second Duchess by Elizabeth Loupas -- damn, but it's good! And thanks to everyone who gave me the references to the Browning poem -- I'll be reading that when I get finished with the book.

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Post by javagirl » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 2:53 am

Went straight to Pargeter's The Scarlet Seed after finishing The Green Branch. About halfway now and enjoying it very much.

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Post by Vanessa » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 9:16 am

[quote=""Tanzanite""]Still reading Elizabeth I by Margaret George. I"m not loving it...[/quote]

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Any particular reason why?

SM[/quote]

Oh dear! I'd like to know why, too.

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Post by Brenna » Mon May 2nd, 2011, 10:17 pm

I started As Meat Loves Salt for the BOTM discussion. Not sure what I think of it so far.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue May 3rd, 2011, 9:13 am

I'll be starting As Meat Loves Salt later on today.
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